Hypertension puts you at risk of developing a lot of serious diseases, many of which can end in premature death.
High Blood Pressure
We’ve all heard this story before: the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) evaluates a drug that has already flooded the market, only to find that an unintended ‘side effect’ of the drug is that it’s a cancer risk.
If people can have too much of a good thing, imagine the dangers that come from of having too much of a bad thing.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is voluntarily recalling a blood pressure medication after an impurity classified as a cancer-causing chemical was found.
Even scientists can bark up the wrong tree sometimes. For more than a century, they have pointed their fingers at salt as the main culprit in high blood pressure or hypertension that leads to kidney damage, stroke, and heart attack.
Our kidneys are super important for our health. They filter our blood, produce hormones, absorb minerals, produce urine, eliminate toxins, and neutralize acids. So as one of the most important organs in your body, your kidneys deserve some love.
Charlotte Libov, December 10, 2015
The life expectancy of Americans, which has been growing for decades, has slowed as skyrocketing rates of obesity, diabetes, and other preventable conditions are taking an increasing toll on the nation’s overall health and longevity.
Read more: Soaring Chronic Disease Rates Threaten Lifespan Gains: Report
Blood sugar causes degenerative disease. Not only diabetes is a concern, but also high blood sugar affects the eyes, kidneys, brain, the heart, and also speeds the aging process. Sugar creates inflammation in the body, and burns the cells by inflammatory oxidation. This inflammatory process is called glycation. It damages the organs, blood vessel and cells. Excess sugar in the blood can make a person feel tired and fatigued and turn into fat. This causes weight gain and fat deposits in the stomach area. To reduce blood sugar, first stop eating any refined sugar or white sugar. Read packaging for hidden sugars in processed foods such as corn sweeteners.
It is no secret that chronic high blood pressure, whatever its particular root cause, can lead to heart disease, which is said to be the leading cause of death in America today. But what remains a secret, at least to many people, is how to deal with this condition naturally apart from pharmaceutical drug interventions, which the establishment often claims is the only effective remedy for lowering blood pressure. Here are four ways to help naturally lower your blood pressure without the need for prescription drugs:
Who doesn’t love an easy fix for high blood pressure, especially when it makes you laugh (and we’re NOT talking about laughing therapy)?